By the numbers: Top 25 quarterback seasons in Bengals franchise history

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Aug. 16—Joe Burrow enters 2022 with high expectations as the Bengals quarterback.

Not only because of the team's Super Bowl run last year, but because he's coming off arguably the best statistical quarterback season in Bengals franchise history.

We went to the data to pull the Top 25 Bengals quarterback seasons, sorted by quarterback rating.

Burrow's 108.3 rating last year was the best in Bengals history.

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Here's a look at the Top 25:

Player Year Cmp% Yds TD Int Rating

Joe Burrow 2021 70.4 4,611 34 14 108.3

Boomer Esiason 1997 63.4 1,478 13 2 106.9

Andy Dalton 2015 66.1 3,250 25 7 106.2

Carson Palmer 2005 67.8 3,836 32 12 101.1

Ken Anderson 1981 62.6 3,754 29 10 98.4

Boomer Esiason 1988 57.5 3,572 28 14 97.4

A.J. McCarron 2015 66.4 854 6 2 97.1

Ken Anderson 1974 64.9 2,667 18 10 95.7

Ken Anderson 1982 70.6 2,495 12 9 95.3

Carson Palmer 2006 62.3 4,035 28 13 93.9

Ken Anderson 1975 60.5 3,169 21 11 93.9

Boomer Esiason 1985 58.2 3,443 27 12 93.2

Boomer Esiason 1989 56.7 3,525 28 11 92.1

Andy Dalton 2016 64.7 4,206 18 8 91.8

Neil O'Donnell 1998 61.8 2,216 15 4 90.2

Joe Burrow 2020 65.3 2,688 13 5 89.8

Andy Dalton 2018 61.9 2,566 21 11 89.6

Andy Dalton 2013 61.9 4,293 33 20 88.8

Greg Cook 1969 53.8 1,854 15 11 88.3

Boomer Esiason 1986 58.2 3,959 24 17 87.7

Andy Dalton 2012 62.3 3,669 27 16 87.4

Jon Kitna 2003 62.3 3,591 26 15 87.4

Carson Palmer 2007 64.9 4,131 26 20 86.7

Andy Dalton 2017 59.9 3,320 25 12 86.6

Virgil Carter 1971 62.2 1,624 10 7 86.2

Source: Pro Football Reference